I can’t believe that a year ago I was just getting back from my first visit to Louisville and prepping for my first try at throwing a Kentucky Derby Party! While this post may be a tad bit late, we couldn’t resist sharing some of our favorite Kentucky Derby recipes and our gorgeous tablescape! Since… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Kentucky Derby Party
Happy First Day of Summer everyone and a belated Father’s Day to all you dads out there! We celebrated Father’s Day a bit early with dinner on Saturday night with our parents & grandparents. We decided to go with a Polish themed menu as a special treat for our Poppop. Even though we kept the… Continue reading Father’s Day Dinner: A Taste of Poland
Happy Memorial Day everyone! Our family celebrated with a weekend at the shore and of course some delicious food! As usual, I was in charge of dessert and wanted to try making something new. I knew it had to include berries since not only are they in season, they are also the perfect patriotic colors!… Continue reading Memorial Day Dessert: Lemon Berry Tiramisu
Happy Derby Week everyone! I was able to start out Derby Week right thanks to a work trip to Kentucky. My first stop after landing in Louisville on Sunday was to The Brown Hotel to try the original Hot Brown. It definitely lived up to hype, not that you can really go wrong with cheese,… Continue reading Happy Derby Week!
We hope you all had a great Easter today! Easter is one of our favorite holidays, since it’s the one time of year we eat our favorite foods like pizza ghen. This year in addition to making our traditional ricotta pie and egg salad for brunch at our aunt & uncle’s house, we also made these… Continue reading Happy Easter!
This past December, I had a chance to knock another item off my bucketlist: throwing a formal dinner party. I hosted it at my parents house for about 14 of my friends and family members. The theme for the night was A Night in Northern Italy and featured a 4-course meal that highlighted dishes I… Continue reading Dinner Party: A Night in Northern Italy
I can’t believe there are only a few hours left in 2015 and it’s been a whole year since my roommate and I threw an amazing New Year’s Eve party! We went with an elegant, yet simple menu that had people talking about our party well into January! In order to minimize the amount of alcohol… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: New Year’s Eve 2014
This weekend is cookie baking weekend, and if you’ve been following our #12CookiesofChristmas posts, you know we will literally be baking all weekend long. You can’t spend that much time making Christmas cookies without an amazing Christmas playlist. Over the years we’ve accumulated quite a few Christmas CDs, but below we’ve narrowed it down to… Continue reading The Daily Soirée’s Christmas Playlist
While for most people the Christmas season begins either on December 1st or the first day of advent, for me, it doesn’t really feel like Christmas until St. Nicholas Day on December 6th. Depending on where you grew up, you may have never heard St. Nicholas Day which honors the saint that inspired Santa Claus, but we were… Continue reading Christmas Traditions: St. Nicholas Day
This year has definitely flown by! I can’t believe it’s already the day before Thanksgiving. Tomorrow we’ll be celebrating the holiday with about 14 family members. We have a delicious meal planned at our parents’ house that is a mix of old recipes and new. By only trying a few new recipes each year, we… Continue reading The Daily Soiree’s Thanksgiving Menu